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Zov Tigra National Park

Zov Tigra National Park

Zov Tigra National Park (Russian: Зов Тигра национальный парк)), (in English, "Call of the Tiger National Park", or "Roar of the Tiger") is a mountainous refuge for the endangered Amur Tiger. The park encompasses an area of 83,384 hectares (206,046 acres; 834 km; 322 sq mi) on the southeast coast of Russia's Far East in the federal district Primorsky Krai (in English, "Maritime Region"). The park is about 100 km northeast of Vladivostok, on both the eastern and western slo...
Today Is Your Day

Today Is Your Day

"Today Is Your Day" is a song performed by Canadian singer-songwriter Shania Twain. It was self-penned by Twain and co-produced by the singer alongside David Foster and Nathan Chapman. The song was released on June 12, 2011 by Mercury Nashville Records, as a promotional single to accompany the documentary television series Why Not? with Shania Twain (2011). The song marked Twain's first song release in over six years. Twain wrote the track for self-inspiration, during the development of Why N...
The Art Gallery of Jan Gildemeester Jansz

The Art Gallery of Jan Gildemeester Jansz

The Art Gallery of Jan Gildemeester Jansz is a painting created by the Dutch painter Adriaan de Lelie in 1794-95. It is part of the collection of the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, 63.7 cm wide and 85.7 cm high, executed in oil paint on panel. It depicts the art collector Jan Gildemeester Jansz (or Jan Jansz. Gildemeester) in the midst of his large collection of paintings, showing them to friends.The painting was acquired by the Rijksmuseum in 1964 after being part of a French private colle...

2003 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament

The 2003 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament, a part of the 2002–03 NCAA Division I men's basketball season, took place from March 12 – March 15, 2003 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Its winner will receive the Big East Conference's automatic bid to the 2003 NCAA Tournament. It was a single-elimination tournament with four rounds and the four highest seeds (two from each Big East division) receive byes in the first round. The 6 Big East teams with the best conference records from ...
Pablo Couñago

Pablo Couñago

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 May 2016.Pablo González Couñago (born 9 August 1979) is a Spanish footballer who plays for Alondras CF as a striker.After having played in 35 La Liga matches for Celta and Málaga, scoring three goals (75/11 both major levels of Spanish football combined), he spent the bulk of his professional career in England with Ipswich Town, where he scored a total of 65 official goals.Couñago represented Spain i...
Hochschule Furtwangen University

Hochschule Furtwangen University

The Hochschule Furtwangen University (HFU), formerly the Fachhochschule Furtwangen (FHF), is a German University of applied science in Furtwangen im Schwarzwald, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.The university dates back to a school for clock making founded in 1850 by Robert Gerwig. After World War II, the school was split into two branches, one for engineering, the other for job training. The first one became a Fachhochschule when this new kind of universities was introduced in the early 1970s.Fur...
452d Operations Group

452d Operations Group

The 452d Operations Group (452 OG) is the flying component of the 452d Air Mobility Wing, assigned to the United States Air Force Reserve. The group is stationed at March Air Reserve Base, California.During World War II, its predecessor unit, the 452d Bombardment Group (Heavy) was an Eighth Air Force B-17 Flying Fortress unit in England, stationed at RAF Deopham Green. 1st Lieutenant Donald J. Gott and 2nd Lieutenant William E. Metzger, Jr were both awarded the Medal of Honor for their heroic...
Bellerophon

Bellerophon

Bellerophon (/bəˈlɛrəfən/; Greek: Βελλεροφῶν) or Bellerophontes (Βελλεροφόντης) is a hero of Greek mythology. He was "the greatest hero and slayer of monsters, alongside Cadmus and Perseus, before the days of Heracles", and his greatest feat was killing the Chimera, a monster that Homer depicted with a lion's head, a goat's body, and a serpent's tail: "her breath came out in terrible blasts of burning flame." Bellerophon was the son of the mortal Eurynome by either her husband Glaucus, or Pos...

Eugène Minkowski

Eugène Minkowski (April 17, 1885 – November 17, 1972) was a French psychiatrist known for his incorporation of phenomenology into psychopathology and exploring the notion of "lived time". A student of Eugen Bleuler, he was also associated with the work of Henri Ey, and Ludwig Binswanger. Philosophically he was influenced by Henri Bergson and phenomenology of Edmund Husserl and Max Scheler.Minkowski was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia, into a Jewish family from Lithuania, and started his medi...
John Humphrey Noyes

John Humphrey Noyes

John Humphrey Noyes (September 3, 1811 – April 13, 1886) was an American preacher, radical religious philosopher, and utopian socialist. He founded the Putney, Oneida, and Wallingford Communities - and is credited with coining the term "free love".Noyes was born September 3, 1811 in Brattleboro, Vermont to John Noyes, who worked variously as a minister, teacher, businessman, and member of the U.S. House of Representatives, and the former Polly Hayes, aunt to Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th Presiden...
Pest control

Pest control

Pest control refers to the regulation or management of a species defined as a pest, and can be perceived to be detrimental to a person's health, the ecology or the economy. A practitioner of pest control is called an exterminator.Pest control is at least as old as agriculture, as there has always been a need to keep crops free from pests. In order to maximize food production, it is advantageous to protect crops from competing species of plants, as well as from herbivores competing with humans...
Kufic

Kufic

Kufic is the oldest calligraphic form of the various Arabic scripts and consists of a modified form of the old Nabataean script. Kufic developed around the end of the 7th century in Kufa, Iraq, from which it takes its name, and other centres.Kufic was prevalent in manuscripts from the 7th to 10th centuries. Until about the 11th century it was the main script used to copy the Qur'an. Professional copyists employed a particular form of kufic for reproducing the earliest surviving copies of the ...
Alberobello

Alberobello

Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. It has about 11,000 inhabitants and is famous for its unique trulli buildings. The Trulli of Alberobello have been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1996.Alberobello was first mentioned in the early sixteenth century when the first 40 families got land to farm in the area. The abundance of calcareous sedimentary material in the area lead to the building of houses with dry stone with...
Niebla homalea

Niebla homalea

Niebla homalea is a species of fruticose lichen that grows on rocks in foggy areas along the Pacific Coast of North America, from Mendocino County, California south to Bahía de San Quintín on the main peninsula of Baja California, with an isolated occurrence further south on vertical rock faces above Punta Camachos, and other occurrences in the Channel Islands and on Guadalupe Island. The epithet homalea, given by Acharius, suggests it was in regard to the branches appearing flattened.Niebla ...
Jake Bidwell

Jake Bidwell

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:23, 8 May 2016 (UTC).Jake Brian Bidwell (born 21 March 1993) is an English professional footballer who plays as a left back for Queens Park Rangers. He began his career in the academy at Premier League side Everton and was capped by England at age-group level.Bidwell grew up in Southport and joined the academy at Premier League side Everton at age 11. For his first two seasons he played as a goalkeep...
Ferrovial

Ferrovial

Ferrovial, S.A. (Spanish pronunciation: [feroˈβjal]), previously Grupo Ferrovial, is a Spanish multinational company involved in the design, construction, financing, operation (DBFO) and maintenance of transport, urban and services infrastructure. It is a publicly traded company and is part of the IBEX 35 market value-weighted stock market index. The company is headquartered in Madrid.The company was founded by Rafael del Pino y Moreno in 1952 as a railroad construction company called Fe...
Town-class cruiser (1936)

Town-class cruiser (1936)

The Town class was a 10-ship class of light cruisers of the Royal Navy. The Towns were designed to the constraints imposed by the London Naval Treaty of 1930. The ships were built in three distinct sub-classes, the Southampton, Gloucester and Edinburgh classes respectively, each sub-class adding on further weaponry.Like their US and Japanese counterparts of that era, the Town-class cruisers were "light cruisers" in the strict terms of the Treaty. The London Treaty defined a "light cruiser" as...
KFAR

KFAR

KFAR is a commercial radio station programming news/talk in Fairbanks, Alaska, United States, broadcasting on 660 AM. Founded in 1939 by industrialist Austin E. Lathrop, KFAR is the oldest radio station in Fairbanks and one of the oldest in Alaska. KFAR airs Fox News Radio throughout the day and carries national radio programs through Compass Media Networks, Genesis Communications Network, Premiere Networks and Westwood One, among others. The station previously held longtime affiliations with...
Jackson School of Geosciences

Jackson School of Geosciences

The Jackson School of Geosciences at The University of Texas at Austin unites the Department of Geological Sciences with two research units, the Institute for Geophysics and the Bureau of Economic Geology.The Jackson School is both old and new. It traces its origins to a Department of Geology founded in 1888 but became a separate unit at the level of a college only on September 1, 2005. The school's formation resulted from gifts by the late John A. and Katherine G. Jackson initially valued at...
James Earl Ray

James Earl Ray

James Earl Ray (March 10, 1928 – April 23, 1998) was an American convicted of the assassination of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Ray was convicted on his 41st birthday after entering a guilty plea to forgo a jury trial. Had he been found guilty by jury trial, he would have been eligible for the death penalty. He was sentenced to 99 years in prison. He later recanted his confession and tried unsuccessfully to gain access to a retrial. In 1998, Ray died in prison of complicati...
India at the 2011 Sudirman Cup

India at the 2011 Sudirman Cup

The Indian national badminton team competed in the 2011 Sudirman Cup held in Qingdao, China from 22 to 29 May 2011. It was the twelfth edition of the Sudirman Cup, the world mixed team badminton championship which takes place every two years. In this edition, 32 national badminton teams participated, and for the first time twelve teams competed in the elite group to battle for the title.The Indian team qualified for the elite group of the first time since the tournament started in 1989 and re...
Pilot (White Collar)

Pilot (White Collar)

"Pilot" is the debut episode of the American comedy-drama television series White Collar. It was first broadcast on USA Network in the United States on October 23, 2009. The episode sets up major story arcs for the series, including Neal Caffrey's (Matt Bomer) collaboration with FBI Special Agent Peter Burke (Tim DeKay), and the significance of the disappearance of Neal's girlfriend, Kate Moreau (Alexandra Daddario).The episode was written by Jeff Eastin and directed by Bronwen Hughes. The or...
Pontifical Bolivarian University

Pontifical Bolivarian University

The Pontifical Bolivarian University (Spanish: Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana), also referred to as UPB, is a private university in Colombia with its main campus in Medellín, where it was founded in 1936. Currently, the university has campuses in other Colombian cities, such as Bogotá, Bucaramanga, Montería and Palmira. The university has a student and faculty population that was estimated at 21,368 and an alumni population of 44,346 as of September, 2006.Presently the university offers 7...
Namsos

Namsos

 Namsos (help·info) is a municipality in Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway. It is part of the Namdalen region. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Namsos. Other villages in the municipality include Bangsund, Klinga, Ramsvika, Skomsvoll, and Spillum. The municipality has a population of 12,906 and covers and area of 777.89 square kilometers (300.35 sq mi).The first part of the name comes from the local river Namsen. The last element is os, which means t...
Kato Svanidze

Kato Svanidze

Ekaterine "Kato" Svanidze (Georgian: ეკატერინე "კატო" სვანიძე; 2 April 1880 – 5 December 1907) was the first wife of Joseph Stalin and the mother of his eldest son, Iakob.Svanidze and Stalin were married for just 18 months before she died of an illness in 1907. Her death sent Stalin into a deep grief, and he reportedly said "with her died my last warm feelings for humanity." Years later, several of her family members were executed during Stalin's purges.Kato was born in the small mountain vil...
Timeline of women in Antarctica

Timeline of women in Antarctica

This is a Timeline of women in Antarctica. This article describes many of the firsts and accomplishments that women from various countries have accomplished in different fields of endeavor on the continent of Antarctica.65017731776-17771833183919311935193719471947-1948195619571959-1960196019681969197019741974-197519751975-19761977197819791978-19791983198419851986198719881987-19881988-198919891989-19901990-1991199119921993199419961996-19972000200120032004200520062007200820102011201220142016
Kai Tak Cruise Terminal

Kai Tak Cruise Terminal

Kai Tak Cruise Terminal is a cruise ship terminal that opened at the former Kai Tak Airport runway. Its completion date was delayed into 2013 due to re-tendering. Following an international competition, Foster + Partners was chosen to design the cruise terminal. The first ship berthed on 12 June 2013. The terminal has the capacity to berth two large 360-metre (1,180 ft) long vessels, which carry a total of 5,400 passengers and 1,200 crew, as well as anticipating the demands of cruise lin...
Mark Boucher

Mark Boucher

Mark Verdon Boucher (born 3 December 1976) is a former South African cricketer, who holds the record for the most Test dismissals by a wicket-keeper. He has represented Border, South Africa, Africa XI, ICC World XI and Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League. He had been a regular feature of the South African side since the 1997/1998 tour to Australia, until his retirement from international cricket in July 2012 after a serious eye injury against Som...
Mason-Dixon Wrestling

Mason-Dixon Wrestling

Mason-Dixon Wrestling is an American independent wrestling promotion, formerly known as Atlantic Coast Championship Wrestling which spawned up in the Clarksburg area October 1997 after a promotional rift in the WVWA between Jim Hawkins, Buddy "Bubba" Rose and Greg Shriver, based in Nutter Fort, West Virginia. It was founded by promoter Jim Hawkins in December 1998 with the first event taking place February 6, 1999 in Kingwood, West Virginia at the Camp Dawson Armory all ACCW champions were re...
False prophet

False prophet

In religion, a false prophet is one who falsely claims the gift of prophecy or divine inspiration, or who uses that gift for evil ends. Often, someone who is considered a "true prophet" by some people is simultaneously considered a "false prophet" by others, even within the same religion as the "prophet" in question. The term is sometimes applied outside religion to describe someone who fervently promotes a theory that the speaker thinks is false.Throughout the New Testament, there are warnin...
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